Tuesday 25 October 2016

Confirmed - Terry Hyland steps down as Cavan football manager

Published 02/08/2016 | 17:48

Terry Hyland
Terry Hyland

Cavan are the latest county who will be on the search for a new football manager after Terry Hyland announced that he is stepping down.

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The Breffni men exited the Championship after they were beaten by Derry in Round 3A of the qualifiers.

After beating Kieran McGeeney's Armagh in the quarter-final of the Ulster championship, Cavan brought Tyrone to a replay at the semi-final stage before they were heavily beaten.

A hard-fought victory Carlow was quickly followed by the loss to Derry.

Cavan secured promotion to the top-flight of the National League this year but lost out in the Division Two final to Tyrone.

Hyland led the Cavan under-21s to back-to-back Ulster titles before taking over as senior boss in April, 2012.

He announced his retirement on RTE Radio One's Drivetime programme this evening.

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